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Apprentice Business Support Administrator INSIGHT IT RECRUITMENT LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing technology recruitment company as an Apprentice Business Support Administrator! With a friendly and fun environment, great incentives and a comprehensive list of duties, this apprenticeship is a great way to get your foot in the door in the recruitment sector!

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    13 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilities will include:

Business Admin Support:

  • General office/administration duties – including front of house responsibilities, managing office supplies, assisting with the internal onboarding process, supporting the facilities function within the office, and first line support for consultants
  • Supporting the internal finance process by carrying out duties involving: Processing staff expenses, monitoring new placements, communicating any contractor queries/ updates to the finance team and office manager. In addition, having an understanding of the invoicing process, to support the office manager as needed
  • Supporting the business with internal incentives; Booking venues, facilitating internal sales days (Creating concepts, locating supplies needed, keeping a record of events) and supporting office manager with other functions as and when needed around this
  • Sales operations and support including sales reporting, documentation and working closely with senior consultants and leadership team on ad-hoc sales support requirements
  • Co-ordination of sales resources, including responsibilities for growth of the database through sourcing of and adding of relevant data, whilst monitoring and maintaining quality
  • Using research tools provided (LinkedIn & other in-house software) to map out markets, identify candidates, client opportunities and adding information to the database to be followed up
  • Supporting internal recruitment campaigns by drafting and placing adverts to attract candidates, monitoring, and following up responses and supporting the setup of assessment days/interviews

Marketing Support:

  • Working alongside the Insight marketing team you will be involved in the delivery of marketing activity including – updating website content, research and competitor analysis and creating campaign reports for the leadership team
  • You will support the company Let’s Get Disruptive initiative & event series, including invitations to events (virtual for now), logistics and follow up including updating the CRM system
  • You will be the contact point for arranging any internal marketing sessions between consultants and the marketing team
  • Support in the delivery of social media activity across all brand channels including proactive social media outreach, scheduling, and monitoring social media content
  • Helping develop relevant content such as podcasts, blogs for company social media channels and engaging with key external accounts, sharing relevant content, to improve audience growth
  • Other ad-hoc duties may need to be picked up as and when they present themselves as a need to the business

Alongside your duties, you will study towards the Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office package e.g. Excel, Word, and Outlook in particular

Personal qualities

  • Has the ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Is proactive
  • Has a willingness to take on new responsibility

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including maths and English.

Future prospects

Progression within the current role to take on more advanced responsibilities or into a sales role if desired.

About the employer

A fast-growing Technology recruitment business based in Manchester City Centre who specialise in permanent and contract recruiting within the engineering and IT fields. The company has been established for 5 years and within this time has grown and developed its team to support the growth and success of the company.

The business has a vision to be the UK and Europe’s technology recruitment business of choice; and they believe in order to reach this, the company must be driven, care about people and act with integrity.





Hood Street


M4 6WX

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Apprentice Academy


Sam Willcock 0161 200 1673

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if not already achieved)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Training provided by the employer and online with The Apprentice Academy
  • 7000+ online resources available
  • 1 to 1 coaching with experienced coach

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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